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As New Horizons Speeds Toward Next Target, New Data Suggests 2014 MU69 May Have a Moon. Above: artist’s conception of 2014 MU69 as a binary object with a moon, during flyby of New Horizons in 2019. MU69 is the next target of New Horizons in January 2019. Image Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

As New Horizons Speeds Toward Next Target, New Data Suggests 2014 May Have a Moon

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New Horizons May Get Its First Mission Beyond Pluto

The next destination for the New Horizons mission to visit after its historic July 14 flyby of the Pluto system is likely a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO)

Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69 Might Have a Small Moon http://www.sci-news.com...

Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69 Might Have a Small Moon http://www.sci-news.com...

The New Horizons flyby of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 – a year from today, on January 1, 2019 – will be the most distant in the history of space exploration.

The New Horizons flyby of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 – a year from today, on January 1, 2019 – will be the most distant in the history of space exploration.

Artist's impression of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering a Pluto-like object in the distant Kuiper Belt. NASA announced today (Aug. 28, 2015) that it has selected 2014 MU69 as its first choice for the probe's secondary mission.

After Pluto, NASA's New Horizons is racing towards a bizarre object deep in space just a billion miles away beyond Pluto

NASA's New Horizons team is inviting the public to welcome 2019 with a visit to Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69. The flyby will occur on Jan. 1, 2019.

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2014 MU69, the next flyby target of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, might have a moon. Image credit: NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI.

2014 MU69, the next flyby target of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, might have a moon. Image credit: NASA / JHUAPL / SwRI.

As New Horizons Speeds Toward Next Target, New Data Suggests 2014 MU69 May Have a Moon

Nasa's New Horizons probe strikes distant gold The American space agency's New Horizons mission has struck gold again. After its in 2015 scientists have just discovered that the probe's next target is not one object but very likely two.

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New Horizons Spacecraft Hones In on its Next Kuiper Belt Target - Pluto Safari

The upcoming encounter of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft with 2014 MU69 will be an important and rare opportunity for close-up study of a Kuiper Belt object. The New Horizons team was already excited to learn earlier this year that 2014 MU69 might be either peanut-shaped or even a binary. Now new data hints that this object might have a tiny moon.

The upcoming encounter of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft with 2014 MU69 will be an important and rare opportunity for close-up study of a Kuiper Belt object. The New Horizons team was already excited to learn earlier this year that 2014 MU69 might be either peanut-shaped or even a binary. Now new data hints that this object might have a tiny moon.

An annotated overlay of 5 Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Camera 3 discovery images of 2014 MU69 taken on June 24, 2014. The images were taken at 10-minute intervals. The positions of 2014 MU69 in the 5 images are shown by the green circles. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

An annotated overlay of 5 Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Camera 3 discovery images of 2014 taken on June The images were taken at intervals. The positions of 2014 in the 5 images are shown by the green circles. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

New Horizons' Next Target: 2014 MU69

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One artist’s concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA’s New Horizons mission

New Horizons' Next Target Just Got a Lot More Interesting

This is one artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission. This binary concept is based on telescope observations made at Patagonia, Argentina, on July …

2014 MU69: Next Target for New HorizonsThis image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69. Credit: NASA,

2014 Next Target for New HorizonsThis image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the Kuiper Belt object 2014 Credit: NASA,

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